Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
fire at the chevron refinery blank yetting much of the east bay. abc 7 news has the story. >> dan is the mayor of hercules, one of the cities not far from this. a huge fire that the refinery in august. the bay area district since indicated it plans to fine chevron an amount that could reach into hundreds of thousands of dollars. >> the system goes into the general fund. the perception is that those fines are going back to the community. under state law, any penalty goes into the general fund. however, the board provided direction to have the money be spent in the community. >> but there are no guarantees. in 2009, air district collected 515,000 for failing to monitor air quality programs. but in 2008 when air board and county collected $2.2 million from shell, for a carbon monoxide problem, only 10% went to an air quality project at one school. the district hasn't totalled fines yet but the mayor thinks at least half should go to the local community. it may not be 50% but the board says they're working on it. >> we dd resend it. i'sure the board will reconsider putting that in money.
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
take you back there live at 6:00. tonight a new angle on the richmond fire, turns out if chevron has to pay a fine, cities that were hit hardest will not get the money z a story only on abc 7 news tonight. recovery of a young woman who took a tragic fall in yosemite national park. >> world news is coming up next. i'm cheryl jennings. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching we're going live with you great pictures. that is the giants world series trophy and the team arriving back in san francisco a little bit before 4:00 this afternoon. >> look who is holding that. home run king of the series. what a great, great series it was. >> look at how many people. thousands turned out. >>
Oct 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
rebuilding business up over 2%. travelers insurance, exxonmobil and chevron all higher as well. >>> once again, the nyse looking like it will be open for trade you can at least for electronic trading, many more what do folks returning to work face? >> our scott cohn is live in battery park, the south end of manhattan, a short walk from wall street, of course, a big storm surge last night. scott, how is it looking now in the water receding? >> reporter: the water has receded, brian, but that only -- that doesn't begin to tell the story. what will they be facing tomorrow, people that try to come into manhatten? they will, first of all, be facing an epic commute. that is because while bridges and tunnels maybe open, the subway operating sporadically at best and a lot of people take mass transit in from the suburbs. new jersey transit which operate the path traipse from new jersey into lower manhattan said that the system has been devastated based on early inspections. they have seen terrible damage on the metro north system, takes people in from the northern suburbs. we have seen